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Daviess Co. High School Student Elected Kentucky FFA Vice-President

Hunter Anne Julian has been elected to serve as the 2016-2017 Kentucky FFA Green River Vice-President.

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TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Things To Do in Owensboro, Kentucky [List]

When I travel, I use TripAdvisor a lot.  It's a great way to find out the most popular things to do in any given destination.  So, I was curios to see what visitors think about Owensboro.  I mean, I live here so I know what I like to do and what I think the highlights are.  But what is Owensboro like from the outside looking in?  A few things on the list were no brainers.  However, a couple of attractions in the Top Ten surprised me.

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International Bluegrass Music Museum
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Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for International Bluegrass Music Museum

Ground will soon be broken for the International Bluegrass Music Museum at the corner of 2nd and Frederica in downtown Owensboro.

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Owensboro Police Need in Identifying Someone

The Owensboro Police Department tweeted out a picture of someone and are asking for our help in identifying him.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Owensboro’s Captain D’s Has Closed Down [VIDEO]

So what's the deal with all these Owensboro restaurants shutting down in the blink of an eye?

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Vigils In Bangkok After The Orlando Shooting
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Candlelight Vigil For Orlando Shooting Victims Tonight At Theater Workshop Of Owensboro

The Open Door Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will be holding a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Orlando Shooting tonight at 8:15 pm at the Theater Workshop of Owensboro on West 5th Street.

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How to Enter the 2016 Miss Daviess County Pageant [Video]

The 2016 Miss Daviess County Pageant is coming up Friday, July 22nd at The Hines Center in Philpot.  And here's how YOU can become a contestant and compete for the crown.

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Owensboro Highway Street Sign Renamed for Fallen Soldier [VIDEO]

In 1967, Larissa Lewis, like so many mothers of the day, received the awful news that her son, Charles Rates Lewis Jr., was killed in Vietnam. He was ambushed. Charles was only 22 years old.

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Owensboro’s All-American Fourth of July Celebration to Take Place July 2nd Downtown

Sometimes the Fourth of July falls on an awkward day of the week. It just can't help it. Such is the case this year when it will be on a Monday.

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New Asian Market Coming to Newburgh, IN

During my weekly trip to Ruler Foods (I LOVE that place - it's cheap and they don't carry a bunch of junk that I don't need) I noticed that there was a "Coming Soon" sign in the vacant storefront around the corner of the Apple Center...

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John Murray Adams via YouTube
John Murray Adams via YouTube
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Owensboro Optometrist Headed to NBC’s American Ninja Warrior

They call him the "vision ninja." And now, Owensboro Living reports that Dr. Murray Adams will appear on NBC's American Ninja Warrior.

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Owensboro Icon Joel Utley Inducted into Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame [VIDEO]

He's an Owensboro institution and a familiar voice announcing basketball games for more years than I've been on this earth. So it's absolutely right that Joel Utley be inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame.

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